Canon EF 24mm lens

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Canon Inc. has produced six different 24mm lenses for its Canon EF lens mount. Two have been discontinued after updated replacements were announced.[1] [2]

  • EF 24mm f/1.4L USM, introduced December 1997.[3] (discontinued in 2008, replaced by EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM)
  • EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM, introduced December 2008.[4]
  • EF 24mm f/2.8, introduced November 1988.[5]
  • EF 24 f/2.8 IS USM, announced February 2012, available since June 2012.[6]

Specifications of the EF 24mm lenses[edit]

Attribute f/1.4L USM f/1.4L II USM f/2.8 f/2.8 IS USM
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Key features
Full-frame compatible Yes Yes
Image stabilizer No No Yes Yes
Ultrasonic Motor Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
L-series Yes Yes No No
Diffractive Optics No No
Macro No No
Technical data
Aperture (max-min) f/1.4-f/22 f/1.4-f/22 f/2.8-f/22 f/2.8-f/22
Construction 9 groups / 11 elements 10 groups / 13 elements 10 groups / 10 elements 9 groups / 11 elements
# of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded) 8 (rounded) 6 7 (rounded)
Closest focusing distance .25 Meters / .82 feet .20 Meters / .66 feet
Max. magnification 0.16x 0.17x 0.16x 0.23x
Horizontal viewing angle 74°
Diagonal viewing angle 84°
Vertical viewing angle 53°
Physical data
Weight 1.21 lb / 550g 1.43 lb / 650g .59 lb / 270g .61 lb / 280g
Maximum diameter 3.2" / 83.5mm 2.7" / 67.5mm 2.69" / 68.4mm
Length 3.04" / 77.4mm 3.4" / 86.9mm 1.9" / 48.5mm 2.19" / 55.7mm
Filter diameter 77mm 58mm
Accessories
Lens hood EW-83DII EW-83K EW-60II EW-65B
Case LP1319 LP811 LP1014
Retail information
Release date December 1997 December 2008 November 1988 June 2012
Currently in production? No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
MSRP $ $1700.00 $1749.00 $374.99 $599.99

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canon USA. "EOS (SLR) Camera Systems - Wide Angle". Canon USA website. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  2. ^ Canon USA. "EOS (SLR) Camera Systems - Tilt-Shift". Canon USA website. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  3. ^ Canon Inc.. "EF24mm f/1.4L USM". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  4. ^ Canon Inc.. "EF24mm f/1.4L II USM". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  5. ^ Canon Inc.. "EF 24mm f/2.8". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  6. ^ Canon Inc.. "EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM". Retrieved 2012-02-07. 
  7. ^ Canon Inc.. "TS-E24mm f/3.5L". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  8. ^ Canon Inc.. "TS-E24mm f/3.5L II". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-07.